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The Education University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong
  • Ranked 4th in Asia and 21st in the World in Education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
Campus setting Urban
Living cost B$ 912 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students Contact the university / college
Institution type Public

About The Education University of Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a government funded tertiary institution dedicated to the advancement of teaching and learning through diverse academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary disciplines, including social sciences and humanities. We nurture educators and social leaders who are intellectually active, socially caring, and globally aware to become agents of change in the communities they serve. We place great emphasis on research capability with the aim of contributing to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation. EdUHK is committed to creating a sustainable impact on social progress and human betterment and defining the education landscape for not only Hong Kong, but also the Asia Pacific region.

Campus information

Nestled in a scenic mountain range, just one hour from Hong Kong’s business districts, EdUHK is located in Tai Po, New Territories of Hong Kong, offering tranquility and world-class scholarship in a vibrant, inclusive community.


First-year on-campus accommodation will be provided for international students. International undergraduate students enrolled government-funded programmes can choose either on-campus or off-campus accommodation in their subsequent years of study. International undergraduate students of self-financed programmes in principle will have to arrange for their own accommodation in their subsequent years of study, the University will actively support these students to meet their accommodation needs.

Additional info

Committed to the Education-plus approach, the primary mission of EdUHK is to lead educational innovation, and to promote and support the strategic development of teaching, teacher education and disciplines complementary to education by preparing outstanding and morally responsible educators and professionals while supporting their lifelong learning.


The University offers entrance scholarships to attract aspiring, committed, high-quality students with outstanding academic and non-academic achievements to join our undergraduate programmes and to encourage and support outstanding new entrants to develop their academic and non-academic talents to their full potential. These scholarships are primarily based on academic ability, personal qualities, interview performance and non-academic achievements.

  • Full Scholarship: HK$185,000 p.a. (renewable)
  • Tuition Scholarship: HK$140,000 p.a. (renewable)
  • Half-tuition Scholarship: HK$70,000 p.a. (renewable)

Applicants admitted to a full-time undergraduate programme will automatically be considered for entrance scholarships and no separate application is required.

*The information listed above is provisional and subject to changes. For up-to-date information, please refer to

Why Choose EdUHK?

The Future of Learning

No matter in which field you work, you need to harness the power of technology to succeed in the future. At EdUHK, we make sure the education you receive and the learning environment you are in give you the digital skills to stand out from your peers.

We are the Leader in Education

As a global top 20 university in Education*, EdUHK's professors are not just world class researchers, but also great teachers who will inspire and guide you along your journey. (*2022 QS World University Rankings)

Career Success

EdUHK graduates are highly regarded by employers and enjoy an average monthly salary well above that of other graduates in the territory. Our programmes are designed to equip you with practical subject knowledge and professional skills to succeed in your future career.

Go Global

Over 60% of our undergraduate students have at least one type of non-local experience during their studies—one of the highest among universities in Hong Kong. Full-time students can also apply for the Global Learning Enhancement Fund capped at HK$10,000 for financial support in these global activities.

More than Just Education

Guided by our "Education-plus" philosophy, we build a multidisciplinary learning environment that is not only about teacher education, but also Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Arts and Culture. You will enjoy the flexibility to tailor your studies based on your passions and broaden your exposure for more future options.



Courses available 23

Accounting & Finance 1 Applied, Pure Sciences 3 Business, Management 1 Computer Science, IT 2 Creative Arts & Design 5 Education and Teaching 9 English Language 3 Humanities & Social Sciences 5 Mandarin (Chinese Language) 3 Sports Science 1


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